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English definition of “prize sth out of sb”

prize sth out of sb

phrasal verb with prize     /praɪz/ verb
to get something from someone with difficulty , especially information or money : He's so secretive - you'll have a hard time prizing any information out of him.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
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